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Canadian Progressive World: A moral argument against the war on drugs

Brazilian police patrol a favela in Rio De Janiero. EPA/Marcelo Sayao Former Brazilian President, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, has argued that the war on drugs has failed and cannabis should be decriminalised. He argued that the hardline approach has brought “disastrous” … Continue reading →

Jacked Up: New Tory Drug Law

According to The Montreal Gazette,

A federal bill to impose automatic jail terms for drug crimes, for the first time in Canada, is headed for passage in the House of Commons in a final vote that could happen as early as today.

The Liberals are apparently going to vote in favour of this, despite being warned by numerous experts that it will assuredly do nothing but fill up Canadian prisons, and become more of a burden for Canadian tax payers.

That’s not to mention that there is no evidence to support the theory that this will reduce drug crime.

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